Footprint

Control methane now, greenhouse gas expert warns

“We have to control methane immediately, and natural gas is the largest methane pollution source in the United States,” said Howarth, who explains in an…

Web Tool Successfully Measures Farms’ Water Footprint

The system measures the so-called “water footprint” of a farm. In the broader sense, water footprints account for the amount of water used to grow or create…

Researchers Focus on Dairy’s Carbon Footprint

Researchers at the University of Arkansas are attempting to help the U.S. dairy industry decrease its carbon footprint as concentrations of carbon dioxide in…

In Fly DNA, the Footprint of a Fly Virus

In a curious evolutionary twist, several species of a commonly studied fruit fly appear to have incorporated genetic material from a virus into their genomes,…

Fracking's Footprint on Pennsylvania Forests

Since 1859, more than 325,000 oil and gas wells have been drilled in the state, and many areas still bear the scars of strip-mining for coal. Now the latest…

Siemens at the UrbanTec: practical applications to enhance the quality of urban life

Creative ideas, easily financed technical solutions and practical examples of sustainable urban development – these are just some of the surprises that Siemens…

Rowan University Tackles Challenges of Reducing Carbon Footprint of Drug Manufacturing

This year, the Rowan team has worked with scientists and engineers from Peapack, N.J., and the Kalamazoo, Mich., plant where drugs such as the widely…

Prescribed Burns May Help Reduce U.S. Carbon Footprint

“It appears that prescribed burns can be an important piece of a climate change strategy,” says Christine Wiedinmyer, a scientist with the National Center for…

Plant and Soil Science Conference Emphasizes Sustainability

More than 3,000 international scientists, professionals, educators, and students will present new technologies and discuss emerging trends in agriculture,…

New Carbon Footprint Calculator Launched

With support from Nova Scotia Environment, the Centre’s calculator is a user-friendly tool to help businesses estimate their environmental impacts through…

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